The Jews of Spain a history of the Sephardic experience by Jane S. Gerber

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Published by Free Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Spain

Subjects:

  • Jews -- Spain -- History,
  • Sephardim -- History,
  • Spain -- Ethnic relations

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-308) and index.

Book details

StatementJane S. Gerber.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS135.S7 G47 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 333 p. :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1723383M
ISBN 100029115736
LC Control Number92026941

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Gerber. One of the century's great classics of Jewish historiography, A History of the Jews in Christian Spain traces the economic, social, legal, and political life of the Spanish-Jewish community from the eleventh-century reconquest of Iberia from Moslem rule to the expulsion in /5.

The first half the book focuses on these Jews while they were living in Spain, the influence of Islamic culture, the "Golden Age" and effort at conversion by the Church and its monarchs. The second half of the book details what happended to the Jews after they were expelled from Spain, the relent Scholarly but eminently readable/5.

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Called by Choice "the most comprehensive survey of a magnificent era," The Jews of Moslem Spain takes the reader on a journey through history, from C.E. on the slopes of Gibraltar (when the Moslems conquered the Iberian peninsula) through the centuries of the flowering of Jewish culture, "The Golden Age of Spanish Jewry" and closes with the 11th century re-conquest of5/5(3).

At its peak in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the so-called Spanish Reconquest transformed the societies of the Iberian Peninsula at nearly every level.

Among the most vivid signs of this change were the innovative images developed by Christians to depict the subjugated Muslims and Jews within their vastly expanded kingdoms. In Art of Estrangement, Pamela Patton traces the. The Jews Of Spain And Portugal The Jews Of Spain And Portugal by E.

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Click Get Books for free books. The History Of The Jews Of Spain And Portugal. Although the book starts out chronologically with the origins of the Sephardim in Spain proper, the narrative soon meanders in a way that almost matches the wanderings of the Sephardic Jews.

Jews excelled in the sciences, particularly in medicine. Jewish doctors were everywhere, among the most famous was Maimonides (who we will speak about later) and Hasdai ibn Shaprut, the 10th century physician to two caliphs who was considered one of the most influential people in Spain.

Jews. The Spanish word “Marroons” is a play on their Spanish ethnic designation the “Marranos” (rather than “cimarron” root the conventionally accepted root). Marranos (means Moorish Jews in Spanish) were the black Jews of Spain who ruled that country for years with. The Jews And Moors In Spain by Krauskopf, Joseph,M.

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Hasdai ibn Shaprut, a Jew, becomes Chief Minister of the Caliph of Córdoba. Shmuel ibn Nagrela, the Jewish. The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean: The Spanish-Portuguese Jewish Settlements in the Caribbean and the Guianas - Ebook written by Mordehay Arbell.

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Spain arose to enormous power, but that, too, has waned, and the population of 30, people has dwindled to about half that number. The manufactures, the commerce and the agricultural, the universal prosperity which the Jews had built up disappeared, and the glory of Spain departed as rapidly as it had been acquired/5(30).

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St Eustatius, where the economically successful Jewish community was plundered during the British occupation in /5(2). In the second volume of his classic exploration of the Spanish-Jewish community, Baer covers such major historical events as the Spanish Inquisition and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain.

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Spanish and Portuguese Jews, also called Western Sephardim, Iberian Jews, or Peninsular Jews are a distinctive sub-group of Sephardic Jews who are largely descended from Jews who lived as New Christians in the Iberian Peninsula during the immediate generations following the forced expulsion of unconverted Jews from Spain in and from Portugal in Yes, the Koran is considered the most perfect book in Arabic.

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At times tolerant, at other times intensely intolerant, Spain’s intergroup relations formed a fragile coexistence of Muslims, Christians, and Jews. Although often tenuous, the coexistence of diverse languages, peoples, and religions produced an extraordinary symbiosis and distinctive civilization manifested in art, architecture, music, science, and literature.

The History of the Jews, II, Book xxvi. Prescott, W. H., History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic, 11, Part I, Chap. xvii: "Expulsion of the Jews from Spain." An interesting.

scholarly presentation. JE, "Spain." ADDITIONAL SOURCE MATERIALS IN ENGLISH. This stable situation began to change in the s, and through the next century hundreds of thousands of Jews converted to Christianity.

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Volume I. From the Age of Reconquest to the Fourteenth Century. by Baer, Yitzhak. and a great selection of related books.Jewish populations have existed in the area long before the country was established, back to the Roman era (province of Lusitania), even though an attested Jewish presence in Portuguese territory can only be documented since CE.

With the fall of the Roman Empire, Jews were persecuted by the Visigoths and other European Christian kingdoms which controlled the area after that period.

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